Ubuntu on Dell Inspiron M5040

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The Dell Inspiron M5040 laptop with the components described below has been awarded the status of certified for Ubuntu.

Please note that for pre-installed systems:

  1. The system is available in some regions with a special image of Ubuntu pre-installed by the manufacturer. It takes advantage of the hardware features for this system and may include additional software. You should check when buying the system whether this is an option.
  2. Standard images of Ubuntu may not work at all on the system or may not work well, though Canonical and computer manufacturers will try to certify the system with future standard releases of Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit

Available from ubuntu.com

Certification notes

There are no notes for this release.

BIOS
Dell: X16 (Legacy)

Hardware overview

This system was tested with these key components:

Audio

ATI Technologies Inc Wrestler HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 6250/6310]

BIOS

Dell X16

Bluetooth

None hci0

Atheros Communications AR3012

Board

Dell 4IP010

Capture

None Integrated Webcam

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Webcam

Cdrom

None PLDS DVD+/-RW DS-8A5SH

Chassis

Dell Portable

Disk

None WDC WD6400BPVT-75HXZT1

Ide

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB700/SB800 IDE Controller

Keyboard

None AT Translated Set 2 keyboard

Mouse

None DualPoint Stick

Network

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8101E/RTL8102E PCI Express Fast Ethernet controller

Other

None HD-Audio Generic HDMI/DP,pcm=3

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 SATA Controller [AHCI mode]

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 14h Processor Root Complex

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Family 12h/14h Processor Function 3

PNP None

PNP None

SMP DELL 8NH5514

None dell-wifi

Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub

Processor

AMD AMD E-350 Processor

System

Dell Inspiron M5040

Touch

None AlpsPS/2 ALPS DualPoint TouchPad

Usb

Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB EHCI Controller

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] SB7x0/SB8x0/SB9x0 USB OHCI0 Controller

Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTS5138 Card Reader Controller

Video

ATI Technologies Inc Wrestler [Radeon HD 6310]

Wireless

Qualcomm Atheros AR9285 Wireless Network Adapter (PCI-Express)